The Korean SAT Subject Test assesses your reading and listening comprehension skills. You will be expected to understand Korean as it is written, as well as how it is used in ordinary conversation.
The test contains 80 to 85 multiple-choice questions. It also features a 20 minute listening/usage section. As with all SAT subject tests, you are given one hour for completion.
The Korean SAT Subject Test gauges how well you grasp vocabulary in both structure and context. The listening portion measures your ability to follow and understand spoken Korean, particularly in the form of dialogue.
You should note that the exam is offered only once a year, in November. You are encouraged to prepare early and carefully, as opportunities for re-testing are limited. Also note that you must furnish your own CD player and headphones for the listening section.
You are recommended to have at least two years of rigorous Korean study before registering.
The Korean SAT subject test receives a total score between 200 and 800. It also receives a usage/listening subscore. In 2011, the average (mean) score was 767.
Implementing a disciplined SAT preparation strategy is the first step toward a high score. As with any exam, the more prepared you are, the more confident you will be.